Omar Sery serves as an Associate Professor at the Department of Animal Embryology, Cell and Tissue Differentiation, Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Veverí Castle, Brno. He also serves as an Associate Professor at the Institute of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno. In 2000, he received a Ph.D. degree in physiology and developmental biology of animals from the Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno. In 2004, he received an R.N.Dr. degree in physiology and developmental biology of animals from the Faculty of Science, Masaryk University in Brno. Since 2007, he has been serving as an Associate Professor of physiology of animals at Masaryk University, Brno. His research interests are among the scientific work in the field of molecular biology focusing on molecular psychiatry (association studies of Alzheimer disease, drug and alcohol dependence, ADHD and schizophrenia), and human genetics (oligodontia and hypodontia mutation screening); the scientific work on the development of DNA detection and PCR methods for bacterial and viral pathogens like Borrelia sp., eye viral pathogens, M. tuberculosis, among others. Most of his scientific publications are focused on neurobiology and molecular psychiatry: more than 12 prototypes of in vitro diagnostic devices that are now CE certified and manufactured. He serves as a principal investigator of 8 national grant projects.
Biography Updated on 6 February 2012